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Alabama man arrested after assaulting an officer

Published: Sep. 12, 2021 at 4:25 PM EDT
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - An Alabama man is in the Alachua County Jail after hitting a woman at a bar then assaulting an officer.

Gainesville Police officials say 23 year old Charles Dean was arrested early Saturday morning after witnesses say dean choked a woman in the Rowdy Reptile bar. When an officer arrived, Dean then pushed that officer.

He is being charged with felony battery of a law enforcement officer and misdemeanor obstruction of justice and battery.

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